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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from *ϝορθϝός perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *worHdʰ-. Has been connected with Sanskrit ऊर्ध्व (ūrdhvá).

PronunciationEdit

 

AdjectiveEdit

ὀρθός (orthósm (feminine ὀρθή, neuter ὀρθόν); first/second declension

  1. straight, upright, erect
    Antonym: καμψός (kampsós)
  2. straight forward, in a straight line
  3. unharmed, safe
  4. prosperous
  5. attentive, expecting
  6. right, just, righteous, upright
  7. true, genuine, exact
  8. decent
  9. (geometry) right angle
  10. (grammar) nominative

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